Wartime Issue 53 - 2011
First and last: Australia's carrier airpower goes to Korea
A single tour to the Korean War proved to be the only time that the RAN used its carrier airpower in anger.
By Jean Bou
The Rai Coast advance
In January 1944, untested Australian troops pursued the Japanese across New Guinea's difficult terrain.
By Peter Thompson
Yarra heroes: honours deferred
HMAS Yarra's final heroic actions were never recognised – was it the fault of the system?
By John Bradford
With the war in Vietnam almost over, there was still plenty for the Royal Australian Air Force to do.
By Steven Bullard
Danger in the ground
Australian soldiers helped to train Afghans to rid their country of mines.
By Marcus Fielding
Leaving Gallipoli: perceptions from the Turkish side
The withdrawal was a triumph of planning and execution, but did it completely deceive the Turkish defenders?
By Ashley Ekins
'A bit of scrap'
An unknown contributor to The Anzac book was a poet in the mould of Lawson.
By Chris Holyday
Two very different artists picture the world of modern peacekeepers.
By Laura Webster and Diana Warnes
Missing but not forgotten
The loss of the Montevideo Maru left many questions, some of which are beginning to be answered.
By Margaret Reeson
The new Hall of Valour
Old and honourable traditions have been given an elegant new home.
By Peter Burness
Rose Force unearthed
One man's search for battlefield relics helped recall the story of Australian forces in action in Malaya.
By Chelsea Mannix
- Reflections - Comments from Australian War Memorial Director Steve Gower
- Mail call
- Briefing - Military snippets
- Who? What? Where? When? - Can you provide information?
- Military intelligence - A test of your knowledge
- Australian War Memorial news
- Book reviews
- Friends of the Memorial